Alicia Keys (@aliciakeys) has been mum since Girl On Fire aside from some unreleased songs being shared here and there. She’ll be contributing a new tune forged by Pharrell and Hans Zimmer with the help of Kendrick Lamar to The Amazing Spider Man 2 original motion picture soundtrack which will be available on April 22nd.…Details
KiD CuDi invaded the Barclays Center in Brooklyn last night for a rescheduled show with King Chip as the opening act. During his set, he decided to share a new song and also invited ASAP Rocky to perform “Brothers” with him for the first time. Watch below.
Jay Electronica (@jayelectronica) pokes his head out once more and this time brings Jay Z with him on a new freestyle over Soulja Boy’s “We Made It”. Listen below. Act II coming….soon? I tried to tell ya’ll. What if I told ya'll JE and JZ were gonna do a mixtape together..like WTT? too far fetched…Details
Ty Dolla Sign (@tydollasign) made his way on to The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon as the musical guest. Taylor Gang and Pushaz Ink rapper/producer performed a live rendition of the single “Paranoid” from his Beach House EP. Watch the footage below.
Pitchfork unveils it’s line up for the 2014 Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago on July 18th-20th. Kendrick Lamar, Beck and Neutral Milk Hotel will be the headliners along with stand out acts such as SZA, Death Grips, FKA Twigs, Pusha T, Danny Brown and Hudson Mohawke. Friday: Beck Avey Tare’s Slasher Flicks Giorgio Moroder Sun…Details
Flex The Antihero (@flextheantihero) has been nothing short of impressive since delivering his visual for “Big Dreams”. Now he sets forth his body of work “Salem” which deserves some ears and attention that you can listen to below. Also take a look at his video for “War”.
Out of the clear blue sky comes a full length follow up to D-Block and Wu-Tang’s collision project “Wu-Block”. Shaolin and Yonkers fuse their highly decorated veteran rappers for Wu-Block 2 which features The L.O.X., Ghostface Killah, Killah Priest, GZA along with others and is set to arrive on May 20th. Take a listen to…Details